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and lsquo;WhatsApp' as an adjunct to home based pin tract care: a case report

By Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu and Irfan Khan


Mobile based technology can be a cheap and handy adjunct to a home based programme for managing pin tract care in chronic orthopaedic cases. The text message and image based mobile platforms may serve as an evaluation tool relieving patient of agony of long and painful commutes on simple health issues like wound dressings. A case report depicting versatility of the idea with regard to its efficacy in clinical scenario is presented here. [Int J Res Med Sci 2014; 2(4.000): 1746-1747

Topics: External fixation, Mobile applications, Wound infection, Medicine (General), R5-920, Medicine, R
Publisher: Medip Academy
Year: 2014
DOI identifier: 10.5455/2320-6012.ijrms201411100
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